Latin Name

Anethum sowa

English Name


Sanskrit Name


Part Used

Fruit, Oil
(फल, तैल)

Effect on Dosha

Pacifies Kapha and Vata

Properties and Uses

It has Carminative, digestive properties and relieves intestinal gas. It is popularly used for digestive disorders in children. It has anthelmintic properties and hence used in worm infestation. Its oil is used for external application in arthritis and neuromuscular disorders. It is effective in relieving dysmenorrheal pain.

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